If you're going to go to Aomori, you'll want to blend in with the local people and experience the unknown charms of the area. I want to try it! . Here are some places where you can get to know the people of Aomori Prefecture and how they live. With so many restaurants lined up in "Yokocho", just stepping into that space is exciting and exciting! Since many of the shops are small, you can feel a sense of familiarity with the owners and customers, and locals and tourists alike can easily get to know each other It is a place to get used to. Every summer, the "Yomiya" festival is held at each shrine and the unique local fortunes are popular among tourists. You must experience the "Hirota Shrine" and more!
Tsugaru Hirosaki Yatai Mura Kagare Yokocho
Hirosaki Yatai Mura, a food stall village close to Hirosaki Park, where interaction spreads!
Tsugaru Hirosaki Yatai Mura Kagare Yokocho is a 15-minute walk from Hirosaki Station on JR lines. It is close to Hirosaki Park and Kajimachi, the entertainment district, and is crowded with local residents and tourists every night. "Kadare" means "Join us!" in the dialect of Tsugaru region. It means. This is a restaurant that offers a variety of dishes such as home-style Tsugaru cuisine, shish-kebabs, authentic wine, and cute sweets. There are so many different kinds of food that it's hard to decide where to eat. If that's the case, you can sit at a table in the free space and order food from each restaurant. It's an indoor facility, so you can enjoy yourself without worrying about the weather. The multi-purpose hall that is attached to the restaurant also hosts live performances and other events, so you can have fun with the locals! We'll be able to interact.
Hachinohe Yatai-mura Miroku Yokocho
In Hachinohe, the city of yokocho, there's a lot of fun to be had on the ladder!
Hachinohe is a city with eight historic side streets in the downtown area. Hachinohe yatai-mura Miroku Yokocho is located a 10-minute walk from Hon-Hachinohe Station on the JR Hachinohe Line. This is a new alley that was established in conjunction with the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen Hachinohe Station in 2013. More than 20 shops line the 80-meter-long alley. Many of the shops are small and cozy, so everyone feels close to the shop owners, locals and other tourists. It's a great way to have a good time! Each restaurant offers a menu with a unique twist in addition to the specialties of Hachinohe's squid and mackerel, local cuisine and local sake.
Summer nights, rent a yukata and go to Yomiya!
In Tsugaru region, the ceremony on the eve of the big festival of the shrines is called "Yomiya". Each shrine has its own big festival once a year, and the date is fixed for each shrine. There are about 80 shrines in Tsugaru, and the Yomiya Festival is held from the middle of May to the beginning of October every year for about 5 months. It is held at the same time. Various stalls are lined up along the pathway, and people can enjoy shooting games and goldfish scooping. Hirosaki Tourism and Convention Association (tel. 0172-35-3131) has a limited time offer to sell yukata There is also a "rental" service available (for a fee). Why don't you choose your favorite yukata and enjoy a walk around the castle town?
Dakekimi corn stall
View of Mt. Iwakisan while eating freshly caught "Dakekimi corn"!
The Takemimi is corn grown and harvested in the Take-area at the foot of Mount Iwaki. The Takemaki area is located on a plateau 400 to 500 meters above sea level. The temperature difference between day and night makes the corn overwhelmingly sweeter and juicier than other corn crops. It's a very sweet fruit. The sugar content is more than 18 degrees and it is surprisingly sweet enough to be eaten fresh. Every year in September, the Take-area and the Momosawa area have the Dakekimi corn stall stands in a row. Freshly harvested early in the morning that day, the stalks are outstanding! Raw or freshly-boiled corn, or grilled corn grilled and quickly coated with soy sauce This is the place to go. The moment you eat a piece of hot meat while looking out at the beautiful Mount Iwaki in front of you is a blissful moment. It is.
Local fortune slip at Hirota Shrine
Scallops and apples for a local fortune
Hirota Shrine is located about a 15-minute walk from JR Aomori Station. Unusual omikujiji (fortune tellers) are popular at this shrine. The first one is the "Scallope-Omijiu" where you fish for fortunes in a wooden vat with a special fishing rod. . The other is an "apple-shaped fortune slip" that you can pick out by yourself, which is hung from a real princess apple tree. The "Apple fortune". There are a total of 12 types of omikuji, ranging from great good luck to bad luck. Local celebrity Ina Kappei has drawn the text and illustrations in Tsugaru dialect. The case of the scallops and apples can be taken home and displayed at home as a reminder of the good-luck trip. You can
Horse meat dish
Healthy and very popular with the ladies! Would you like to try some horse meat?
Located about a 20-minute drive from JR Hachinohe Station, Gonohe town is known for its many horse meat restaurants. It's a great place to visit. Ogata Butcher Shop is a fusion of a butcher shop and a restaurant. It has its own ranch and is known for its high quality horse meat. Horsemeat is odorless, low in calories, fat, cholesterol and protein, and is a healthy choice. The ladies love it as meat! If you order the popular horse meat hot pot, you will be overflowing with cabbage, gobo, konnyaku, green onion, tofu and horse meat! It was brought to us in a pot. The seasoning is based on miso, and if you like, you can adjust the spiciness of the dish by adding homemade "soy sauce for green barbarians". The horse sashimi is a must. Be sure to try the hors d'oeuvre with the special ginger and garlic sauce! Besides Gonohe, Towada City and the Kanagi area in Goshogawara City have a horse-meat culture, and horse-meat cuisine has been introduced to the area. I am.